Every once in a while you need to buy a gift for someone you know to welcome them into, well, their own home. Yeah, it’s a weird custom, but if you don’t do it everyone will think you’re a jag. To make things easier, we’ve scoured the internet for the best housewarming gifts in the whole world. In the unlikely event they don’t like what you give them, feel free to blame it on us. But we’re pretty sure they will.

World's Largest Scrabble Game
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World’s Largest Scrabble Game

Quadruple size your triple word score with this enormous Scrabble board. Your wordiest, nerdiest friend will love letting passing strangers see them crush all opposition through their front windows as they walk by on the sidewalk in front of their new home.

PancakeBot
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PancakeBot

3D printing technology is all the rage these days, but has anyone been able to explain to you what the point of it all really is? Well wonder no more! The point, as is so often the case with hi-tech gadgets, is pancakes. Design and print pancakes in shapes never thought possible before. What a time to be alive and hungry for breakfast.

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Fire Avert

Everyone likes a housewarming gift, but there is a limit to how hot a new homeowner wants their house to get. Enter Fire Avert. When the smoke alarm comes on, Fire Avert turns the stove and oven off. This simple kitchen gadget should be standard safety equipment in every home.

Bluetooth Food Freshness and Safety Detector
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Food Freshness Detector

Why have someone else “smell this and tell me if it’s OK” when you can have science do it instead? The Food Freshness Detector can sniff meat, fish, and poultry to tell you when you need to cook it a little more thoroughly or throw it right out. Give it to that friend who loves to throw dinner parties and eat the food without worry.

Color Sensor Gives Digital Color Info
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Digital Color Sensor

The first thing every self-respecting new homeowner does after moving in is start painting those walls. But what colors??? This handy little gadget allows you to scan a surface to get the exact color and match it to any of more than 10,000 colors from leading paint brands. You can even share color palettes over email and social media!

R2-D2 Ceramic Teapot
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R2-D2 Ceramic Teapot

If we were asked to describe R2-D2 in two words, we would probably say short and stout, a description that famously applies to teapots as well. A perfect addition to the home kitchen of any Star Wars fan, this little teapot is most certainly the droid you are looking for.

The Digital Art Museum
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Digital Art Museum

Any new homeowner will have a lot of empty walls to fill. You could buy them a print, if you’re sure about their tastes, but why not buy them 20,000 works of art instead? This digital art museum can match any decor and can even display uploaded original art or photos.

Roomba Vacuum Robot
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Robot Vacuum

Offering to vacuum your friend’s house every day would be an insane (and insanely good) housewarming present that nobody would ever give. And yet, if you think about it, that’s exactly what giving them a robot vacuum amounts to. Give the gift of clean floors every day with this amazing invention.

Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp
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Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp

You know how when you play too much Tetris you start seeing the shapes everywhere? Make that nightmare a reality with this cool desk lamp. Stack the pieces in any order you like and watch them light up. It’s a perfect gift for all the casual gamers in your life.

Watermelon Keg Kit
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Watermelon Keg Kit

You tap a watermelon to tell if it is ripe, right? Now tap it another way! For the person whose new house has that killer patio, the Watermelon Keg Kit makes every cookout an instant party. Not only do you get a super cool drink dispenser, but you get to eat the watermelon, too! WIN WIN!

UV Sanitizing Portable Vacuum
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UV Sanitizing Portable Vacuum

Moving into a new home is great, everything is clean from top to bottom. If only it could stay that way. Help the new homeowner keep the castle tidy and germ-free with this hand held vacuum that kills germs, viruses, and bacteria.

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Vertical Chess Set

Watch opposing armies fight for supremacy on the living room wall with this piece of functional art. Grandmasters and novice players alike will appreciate checking their opponents on the most unique game board in their home. Framed like a picture, this chessboard makes a lovely housewarming present for anyone who loves to play games.

Sous Vide Cooker
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Sous Vide Cooker

No longer just the province of fancy schmancy chefs in the big city, sous vide cooking is now available for the home cook as well. Give your friends the gift of perfectly cooked, melt-in-the-mouth meats at a fraction of the cost of dining out. Just make sure they invite you over!

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Brain Specimen Coasters

Contemplate the mystery of consciousness while protecting your table from water damage with these stackable glass slices of printed brain. When they are stacked in the right order they form a 3-D model of a human brain, while individually they are a perfect spot to place a cold beverage.

Metal Balloon Dog Sculpture
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Metal Balloon Dog Sculpture

This sculpture is not, despite all appearances, the work of some sort of demented robot clown, but it is the perfect housewarming gift for the person who appreciates a little whimsy with their modern art. It’s a wonderful conversation starter, and it will never, ever pop.

Door Harp
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Door Harp

Front doors on new homes are so well-oiled that they don’t usually squeak at all when opening, so your dog-owning friend will love you for giving this lovely little music maker as a housewarming gift. It’s the perfect way to make sure the dog clearly hears it every time the door is opened.

The Mirror Or Luminous Sky Portal
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The Mirror Or Luminous Sky Portal

Should you get them a large mirror to hang on the wall or a work of art? Why not both? The Luminous Sky Portal superimposes 3D video of moving clouds and radiant sunbeams across its 3 foot mirror.

SkeweRack Flips Swekers
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SkeweRack Sweker Flipper

Shish kabob grilling is great, in theory. But the meat always spins when you try to flip it, the veggies fall off, and your hands get burned. That ends today. Flat skewers prevent spinning, the rack gets the food off the grill to prevent sticking, and proper handles protect your skin.

Drywall Repair Kit
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Drywall Repair Kit

If you’re looking for a practical gift you might consider a drywall repair kit. Drywall takes a lot of abuse from daily life, especially if they have kids. With this kit they can repair small holes without any special skills or tools.

Executive Knight Pen Holder
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Executive Knight Pen Holder

If a man’s home is really his castle, shouldn’t he have knights bowing in fealty to him somewhere? Yes! He should, which is why he will love this housewarming gift of a knight in shining armor presenting him with a weapon even mightier than a sword.

The Self-Contained Hootenanny
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The Self-Contained Hootenanny

You could buy them a 17 man band that could live in the corner of their den and serenade them every day, or you could just go with this unique piece of furniture that can play 17 instruments at once.Plus this pneumatically controlled Hootenanny can remember how to play 13,000 songs.

Bug Vacuum
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Bug Vacuum

Nobody wants bugs in the house, but some people feel bad about killing them, too. It’s not their fault they need a home, after all. The Bug Vacuum solves this moral conundrum by giving us a way to safely catch and release household spiders and insects without having to touch an icky, itsy-bitsy, creepy crawler.

Indoor Smart Herb Garden
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Indoor Smart Herb Garden

No, not THAT kind of herb! Get the kitchen started right by giving the ability to grow fresh herbs right in the home all year long. Spice up the new house with parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, dill, mint basil, oregano, and more. And maybe that other herb, too. We won’t tell.

Sushi Bazooka
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Sushi Bazooka

If those sushi making kits with the bamboo rolling mats are such good gifts for food lovers, then why does nobody ever even open the package, much less make sushi with them? Maybe because it’s just too hard to do? Not with the sushi bazooka. Just load it up and POW! Instant sushi rolls. This will be used.

Flameless Candle Lighter
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Flameless Candle Lighter

When we were young, my sister and I were lighting her birthday cake candles when her hair fell into the flame and immediately caught fire. While it is still a fun story, it’s not something a homeowner would want to recreate. This flameless candle lighter uses an electric arc to ignite candles and will never try to restyle your hair.

Video Doorbell
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Video Doorbell

A video doorbell should come standard in every home, but since it doesn’t, you’ve found a great gift idea. They’ll be able to see who is at the door, and make that critical judgement about whether or not to get up and open it, by simply checking their smart phone. Ignoring unwanted guests has never been easier. Just hope they come to the door next time you ring.

Day Trader Board Game
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Day Trader Board Game

Every house needs a drawer full of board games. They probably already have all the standards like Monopoly and Risk, why not get them a unique game they can play without the kids? As a bonus they just might learn a thing or two about the game of investing.

Stovetop Artisanal Pizzeria
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Stovetop Artisanal Pizzeria

Nothing beats a pizza cooked in a wood-fired stone oven, but a giant pizza oven is a little difficult to give as gift, though it could certainly warm a house. This stovetop version is a lot easier to wrap and delivers the same great flavor as its big brother.

App Controlled Cocktail Mixer
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App Controlled Cocktail Mixer

Moving into a new house is a lot of hard work. What the new homeowner really needs is a drink. They’ll be blending libations like a true mixologist with this app and scale that gives step-by-step instructions for pouring the perfect cocktail.

electric smores maker
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S’mores Machine

People say they love camping, but are we 100% sure they don’t just love to eat s’mores? Why not buy your new homeowner friend this S’mores Machine as a housewarming gift so they’re not tempted to start a campfire in the middle of their living room. Let them enjoy the new house instead of sleeping in a leaky tent.

NASA Sleep Promoting Light Bulb
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NASA Sleep Promoting Light Bulb

This is the perfect choice for their bedside reading lamp – a light bulb that actually promotes sleep. Typical bulbs emit a specific type of blue light that suppresses melatonin, but that wavelength of color is filtered out of this bulb that is used by NASA to help astronauts sleep in space.

Urbio Planters
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Urbio Planters

New homeowners usually have a long list of projects they want to do around the house, and a garden is often one of them. Help them get started with some sleek indoor planters that are perfect for growing herbs and small flowering plants. If they don’t have a green thumb they can always use them to store other things.

Personalized Travel Map
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Personalized Travel Map

Give frequent travelers the opportunity to regale their house guests with stories of the time they were in wherever. This foam-backed map lets travelers chart their journeys with tiny flags and other markers and can be printed with any message the recipient chooses. A classy gift that looks great in any room.

Screenmend
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Screenmend

If they have screens in their windows or a screened in porch, those screens are going to get torn. They can be a hassle to replace and, for most people, it’s the kind of thing that sits on a to-do list for 3 years.But that’s only because they don’t have this handy patch kit that can repair the damage in minutes.

Year-Round Rain Barrel
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Year-Round Rain Barrel

Having a rain barrel to collect water for the garden is a great idea, and really should be mandatory in places where water is in high demand from drought. The problem is most rain barrels are pretty ugly, designed to be utilitarian but not beautiful. Here’s one they won’t want to hide!

Cut Resistant Gloves
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Cut Resistant Gloves

If the new homeowner is a little clumsy in the kitchen, these cut resistant gloves may help them from accidentally adding unplanned ingredients to their meal (fingers in the coleslaw are never good). Now you won’t need to be suspicious of that red sauce when they invite you over for dinner.

Sir Galahad Bartender
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Sir Galahad Bartender

What could be better for serving drinks at the round table than a knight in shining armor packed full of liquor? This full suit of Gothic plate armor makes your home a castle while also defending guests and homeowners alike from the ravages of thirst. Sword not included.

Sandscript - Automatic Sand Drawing Machine
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Automatic Sand Drawing Machine

If they like to get their Zen on, this automated sand drawing machine will add the perfect calming touch to their decor. They’ll be mesmerized for hours on end as their mind leaves their body to explore the Cosmos in perfect, balanced harmony.

Wine Making Kit
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Wine Making Kit

Here’s a gift that will make them appreciate how easy it is to just go to the store and buy a bottle of wine. But before that appreciation has fully cultivated, they’ll spend countless hours trying to perfect their own special blend with this wine making kit. It’s a pretty simple process at its core, after all, prisoners make wine in the toilets, but a tough one to master. At the very least, we’re positive that they will not make the worst wine on Earth with this thing, but we would taste with caution.

Electric Fondue Maker
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Electric Fondue Maker

Looking for a really forking good gift? Okay, so fried foods may not be the healthiest choice out there, but there are times when you just can’t help but make an exception. This electric fondue maker is the perfect thing for dinner parties and puts a fun twist on appetizers and desserts. The oil, cheese, or chocolate will stay at the perfect temperature and it never runs out of fuel.

World's Largest Kit Cat Clock
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World’s Largest Kit Cat Clock

For the homeowner with eclectic tastes, there is the giant animated Kit Cat Clock. This iconic clock (usually much smaller) has been a fixture in kitchens across the world since 1932, when it was first designed by Earl Arnault for the Allied Manufacturing Company.

Hang-O-Matic All-In-One Picture Hanging Tool
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Hang-O-Matic Picture Hanging Tool

Hanging a row of pictures straight seems like an easy enough thing to do, but if you’ve ever tried you know it’s easier said than done. New homeowners will have lots of opportunities to use this handy tool that really puts things in their place. The Hang-o-matic marks the exact spot on the wall that the nail needs to go and includes a tape measure and built-in level.

Loliware Edible Cups
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Loliware Edible Cups

Everyone hates doing the dishes. Anything you can do to ease that burden will be appreciated. Take glassware for example. With Loliware when you finish your drink there’s no need to take it to the dishwasher. You just eat it, or save it for a midnight snack.

Spaghetti Noodle Pasta Measuring Tool
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Spaghetti Noodle Pasta Measuring Tool

Why is it so hard to judge the correct amount of spagetti noodles to cook? It’s not like we haven’t done this a million times. For whatever reason, the human mind cannot solve this equation. Luckily there’s no need with this handy tool that can measure standard portions for people and even those who are so hungry they could eat a horse.

Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters
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Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters

Run, run as fast as you can, but you can’t escape from a Ninjabread Man. These stealthy holiday assassins will sneak, chop, and stab their way from oven to belly without making a sound. Turn any kitchen into a dojo with these hilarious novelty cookie cutters.

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Weekly Produce Delivery Service

You probably know someone who would like their own personal supply of organic produce but doesn’t have the time to manage a multi-acre farm. Or go to the grocery store for that matter. This is also a great gift for the healthy eater who’s too busy to garden or who tends to kill everything they lay their hands on.

Squatty Potty
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Squatty Potty

Most people poop incorrectly. With all that practice you’d think we’d all be good at it. The Squatty Potty gets the body in the correct posture and claims to help with all sorts of health issues. It’s a great housewarming gift since all things toilet related are inherently funny.

Fizzics Makes Bottled Beer Taste Like Draft
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Make Bottled Beer Taste Like Draft

In an ideal world, the new homeowner would have their own draft beer on tap. If that’s a housewarming gift you can afford, then by all means, please get them a draft beer tap. For the rest of us, there is the next best thing. This beer dispenser uses sound waves and pressure to transform any canned or bottled beer into beer you would swear came fresh from the tap.

The Robotic Bartender
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The Robotic Bartender

One day soon, artificial intelligence is going to be a reality, and the machines are going to take everything. Until then, you might as well get as much out of these bastards as you can. Here’s a robot who will make fully-customizable drinks until he knows better.

Giant Beanbag
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Giant Beanbag

When someone moves into a new house, their old furniture doesn’t always fit in all the new spaces. A beanbag can fill up any shaped space and is an awesome way to kick back and watch a movie or read a book.

Toilet Night Light
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Toilet Night Light

Night-blindness is that thing that happens when you turn on the bathroom light in the middle of the night. The shock of going from darkness to light is abruptly harsh, and after the light goes off you’re blind for several minutes until your eyes readjust to the darkness. The combination of night blindness and urgent midnight runs to the bathroom can result in any number of minor disasters like stubbed toes and stray streams of… you get the idea. With the subtle glow of a toilet night light all these problems are a thing of the past. Also creates a nice atmosphere for impromptu bathroom disco parties.

Handcrafted Han Dynasty Brass Gong
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Handcrafted Han Dynasty Brass Gong

There is nothing more viscerally satisfying than the sound of a real brass gong. While gongs were traditionally used for meditation and rituals, a new homeowner will find endless applications for this. They can announce dinner, call the kids in from the yard, or use it as a replacement for verbal communication altogether. A truly timeless instrument.

Giant Yard Games
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Giant Yard Games

Go big or go home, wait, they can do both with these giant yard games! They’ll supersize the fun at backyard parties with these larger than life versions of the games we all played growing up. All sorts of giant games are available including checkers, chess, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Scrabble, Jenga and more.

Cat Toilet Training Kit
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Cat Toilet Training Kit

Here’s something no cat owner has ever said: “I love emptying the litter box!” But what if there was a better way? Train any cat to poop in the potty, and save money too! It’s the perfect way to help a new homeowner keep their house from smelling like a kitty bathroom.

Backpack Vacuum
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Backpack Vacuum

Vacuuming will no longer feel like a chore with this powerful canister strapped to their back. Liberating and sporty, this dust-defeating, crumb-eating soldier of suction is strictly reserved for today’s most ambitious and orderly housekeepers. The latest in domestic fitness regimens, this lightweight apparatus will strengthen their core while reducing unsightly nicks on walls and unnecessary scratches on floors. Tidiness redefined.

PicoBrew Zymatic Automatic Beer Brewing
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PicoBrew Zymatic Automatic Beer Brewing

Brewing beer sounds fun, but ask anyone who’s tried it and they’ll tell you that it takes a lot of boring cleaning and babysitting of the brew to do it right. Add to that the difficulty of getting consistent, reproducible results, and it just makes sense to let this clever machine do the work. Watch the home brew progress from phone or tablet while taking it easy.

Make Your Own Bacon Kit
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Make Your Own Bacon Kit

If you’re anything like us, you’re not wild about some anonymous person manhandling your pork. The problem is, of course, that someone has to turn it into bacon. A make your own bacon kit is the perfect gift for someone who really wants to take control of their lives, starting with the most important parts.

The Muppet Show Cuckoo Clock
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The Muppet Show Cuckoo Clock

Help the new homeowner reminisce about a time when TV shows were a true escape from the harsh realities of the world and puppetry was a respected art form — when beautifully composed songs about the simple joys of life occupied the limelight and imaginative play was sweet and original. This heartwarming timepiece will bring comfort throughout the day and return silliness to an all-too-serious era. Lighten up and smile, the Muppets are alive and well and life isn’t so bad after all!

Beer Soap
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Beer Soap

It used to be the only way to smell like your favorite alcohol was to get so drunk it came out of your pores. Although a few people have probably tried using whiskey as cologne, too. Thank god someone finally came up with a better solution. Beer soap uses real craft beer ingredients to make rich, fragrant soap that not only smells great but nourishes your skin with natural vitamins and nutrients.

portable generator
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Portable Generator

Sure, we lived for hundreds of thousands of years without electricity, but that’s not the point. The next time they’re in the middle of baking a casserole and a squirrel falls in the wires at the power plant, don’t make them resort to eating lettuce and raw cookie dough for dinner. Every house needs one of these.